The dot-com URL is still king

Buying the right domain name at the wrong time can command a hefty price tag.
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If you kick a white supremacist group off one service, another will be waiting for them

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Aug 16, 2017
Parallel services are welcoming white supremacist groups that have been shunned by the mainstream media.
White nationalist Richard Spencer (center) and his supporters clash with Virginia State Police in Emancipation Park after the "Unite the Right" rally was declared an unlawful gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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GoDaddy drops neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer

Aug 15, 2017
It signals a change in how businesses decide who should editorialize the internet.
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Behind the names and numbers of the Internet

Aug 15, 2013
Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN -- the organization in charge of assigning names and numbers to Internet addresses -- talks about changes coming ahead for domain names and websites.

Advertisers are upset about new domain names

Aug 18, 2011
A couple days ago we told you about how a lot of companies are steamed about the .xxx domain name (intended for porn) scheduled to go into effect...

Companies feeling grouchy about .xxx

Aug 16, 2011
The web suffix .xxx will soon go online. It's meant for adult content sites to use so that parents can block it. But Reuters reports that a lot of...

Countries with short web suffixes are making money

Feb 7, 2011
Commercials for the web hosting company GoDaddy are weird enough already (they try to be sexy but just end up hostile and confusing) (insert...

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Domain name land rush

Feb 7, 2011
Starting tomorrow, [lots of investors and entrepreneurs are headed to San Francisco](http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02...

Finally! There MAY be sex on the internet

Jun 25, 2010
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has given initial approval of a new domain name for pornography sites - .xxx.  This doesn...